Canada Coffee

Things To Keep In Mind When Drinking Coffee In Another Country

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Living

Coffee, it's one of the most popular beverages in the world and yet, everybody puts their own spin on it. But we're not just talking about skim mil...

Etiquette for a Coffee Chat

Shannon Kelly | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Business
Shannon Kelly

If you're 5+ years into your career, chances are you've been asked to meet over a cup of coffee. While I typically say yes to these coffee chats -- I think it's good karma energy to give back -- you have to be prepared for the worst, and hope for the best. For those looking to chat someone's ear off, here's a guide to not pissing them off in the process.

The Ultimate Coffee Recipe Has Only Two Ingredients

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Living

Sometimes you stumble across a recipe and wonder, "why didn't I think of that?!" This coffee concoction from Buzzfeed is one of those recipes, and ...

Drinking Coffee Finally Being Backed By Science

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living

Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson'...

Coffee with Old Friends

Rob Mitchell | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada Living
Rob Mitchell

A recent interview on the Podcast 'Bullseye' focused in aging, the passage of time and our perceptions on the world during various points in our lives...

Higher Prices Are Coming

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Your morning stop at Tim Hortons is about to get a bit more expensive.The restaurant chain says it plans to raise prices for both coffee and...

Could Coffee in Myanmar Become a Social Enterprise?

Canadian Co-operative Association | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Impact
Canadian Co-operative Association

As Director of Market Development, I have had many opportunities to travel the world and explore potential projects for the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA). Over the last few weeks I have been lucky enough to do just that in Shan State, Myanmar.

The Elwins Watch Twin Peaks So You Don't Have To: Episodes 3&4

The Elwins | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Music
The Elwins

It's a beautiful Tuesday in Keswick where we've gathered just after lunch to watch episodes 3 and 4 of Twin Peaks. The last episode ended on a pretty odd note so we are very curious to see how these next two will unfold.

The Elwins Watch Twin Peaks So You Don't Have To: Episode 2

The Elwins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Music
The Elwins

We are back at it again, and this time we are watching in the comfort of Travis' house wearing some cozy Twin Peak-esque sweaters. Travis and Frankie's moms are hanging out and made an amazing feast for the viewing -- homemade pizza & stuffed chicken! We settle into the TV room and begin.

Good Habits: 10 Things You Can Do Each Morning To Feel Awesome

Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, the manner in which you start your day goes a long way to determining its overall quality. That bein...

Happy National Coffee Day -- Now Show Us Your Cup!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living

National Coffee Day is basically every day for those of you who love (read: need) your morning cup of joe, but Monday just happens to be a day you can...

Can The World Handle An Even Better Coffee?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Living

An international team of researchers on Thursday released the sequenced genome of coffee, saying it could help improve the flavour of one of the world...

Let's Not Forget the Mothers of Child Labourers This Weekend

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Living
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.

The Ultimate Guide To Europe's Coffee

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Nothing screams "tourist" more than asking for a cappuccino after noon in Italy, or ordering a latte with your dessert in France. Tha...

Costa Rica's Coffee Revolution

Adam Pesce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business
Adam Pesce

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I witnessed a "revolution," though thankfully not the kind that culminates in a coup d'état. What I saw was the so-called "micro-mill revolution" -- a new way in which coffee is processed and sold, that could help transform the way specialty coffee is traded, to the betterment of all involved.

A Brief Reunion: Manizales, Colombia

Jayne Davidson | Posted 02.06.2014 | Canada Alberta
Jayne Davidson

Deciding to split up from Phil and Kelly happened very quickly, but it had been building up for a while.

How Canadians Take Their Coffee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada Living

Earlier this month, we asked HuffPost Canada readers about their coffee habits. Do you take your cup of joe black? Do you have it over breakfast at ho...

Coffee's Complicated Relationship With Capitalism

Adam Pesce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

The concept of sustainability is not just a feel-good marketing concept; it is both a moral and functional imperative. And so, to make the financial case for paying farmers more is simple: if we don't do it now, there won't be coffee to sell later. To make the humanitarian case for it is just as simple: coffee farmers deserve better.

What Your Coffee Says About You

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Living

Drink your coffee black? Odds are you’re a purist whose virtues include patience and efficiency and whose personality flaws include moodiness and in...

Our Readers Tell Us Their Stories About Coffee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Living

Earlier this week we asked you how you took your coffee and hundreds of you responded. We're crunching the numbers and will be able to say just how ma...

Hey Canada! How Do You Take Your Coffee?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada Living

There aren't many rituals that unite working Canadians like the morning cup of coffee (sorry tea drinkers). You might work in an office in a big city,...

Should You Work in a Coffice?

Sam Title | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Business
Sam Title

While every Coffice differs depending on many factors -- location, ownership/management, size, menu, etc., -- you'll want to first make sure the Coffice fits with your own values and work style, as you might do with any career choice.

'Coffice' Etiquette: How to Politely Work From a Coffee Shop

Sam Title | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Living
Sam Title

They are a rapidly growing segment of professionals who prefer to work from locations other than an office cubicle. They are called teleworkers, telecommuters, mobile workers, "cofficers." And the number of people choosing to get their work done in nearby coffee shops is only going to rise.

Settling a "Dispute" at a Canadian Coffee Shop

Mike Spicer | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada
Mike Spicer

Mike Spicer's Cartoon Blog...

A Cup of Coffee You Can Feel Good About

Adam Pesce | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

While not exactly a certification, like Fair Trade or the Rainforest Alliance, direct trade is really more of a loose concept: remove as many of the middlemen as possible and make sure the most marginalized and impoverished people in the coffee chain, the coffee farmers themselves, are given a bigger piece of the pie.